Job seekers have been advised for long time to emphasize action verbs/action words/power words in their job-search applications. That action verbs/action words/power words associated with "what you did" are the keywords. In the vast majority of cases, they are nouns but they can be phrases too - like in examples below:
Attended annual re-licensing to learn about new laws and HAZMAT industry procedures.
Designed a color-coded shelving map to locate goods and maintain organization.
Developed and implemented a ___-point security and safety checklist for forklift operators.
Developed rapport with clients to improve communication between loading crews and drivers and emphasize appropriate safety measures.
Implemented on-board navigation system, resulting in a ___% decrease in average delivery time.
Maintained complete records of truck maintenance, delivery schedules, customer issues, and location notes to inform management of delivery operations.
Monitored delivery truck performance and performed routine maintenance.
Performed routine maintenance on forklifts to ensure proper working condition.
Pilot-tested a GPS-enabled inventory tracking system to identify system flaws.
Practiced careful, defensive driving techniques to attain and maintain a perfect safety record.
Transportation keywords in related industries:
- Business keywords
- Engineering keywords
- General keywords
- Manufacturing keywords
- Purchasing keywords
- other keywords by industry
Use your transportation keywords in all your marketing communications, including resumes, CVs, cover letter, interview follow-up letters, executive profiles and more. Carefully integrate them into the text, when and where appropriate. Be sure you are communicating a complete message of who you are and what value and knowledge you bring to the organization.
Remember, these same keywords will be the foundation for your interviews. Not only you need to be able to write about your keywords, but also you must be able to verbally communicate about them as well, in strong and powerful statements that highlight your successes, contributions and achievements.
Check the spelling and grammar of your CV or resume. Use the word processor's spell and grammar checker. If you are not confident of your ability to detect grammatical, punctuation and English or other language usage errors or if you need help in organizing your resume or CV, send it to a professional for assistance.
Remember that your CV/resume must be targeted, scannable and generate hits. If you have a difficulty with your CV writing or resume writing instead of staring at a blank piece of paper, use CV samples, CV templates, resume samples and resume templates or:
- "fill in the blanks" resume writing software.
Most recruiters expect to receive a cover letter together with your resume or CV.
So, prepare a cover letter convincing the reader why you are the best candidate for the interview.
If you have a difficulty with your cover letter writing use one of these:
Other Transportation Keywords Info
Good luck with your transportation keywords!